Prolactin Suppression Test, Levodopa

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: PROLACTIN
POE DESCRIPTION: PROLACTIN
CPT CODE: 84146
DAYS PERFORMED:

24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME: 1 day
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Specify on requisition baseline, 1- or 2-hour specimen.
CONTAINER TYPE:

SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Baseline: male: <15 ng/mL; female: <20 ng/mL. Results interpreted by the physician.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Dopa Suppression Test; Levodopa Suppression Test